AFertilizer and Chemical Manufacturers l-Yuma Limited of Nagari Fertilizer brand conducted a one-day sensitization session for smallholder farmers on the application, use and best management of fertilizers to solve the problem of the current rise in the price of fertilizers.
Addressing participants during the sensitization session held at the company’s premises located in Madobi local government area in Kano state, its chairman, Alhaji Aliyu Yusuf, said the current price hike fertilizer was a global phenomenon that requires farmers to understand the best fertilizer application techniques. to deal effectively with the situation.
According to him, sensitization of smallholder farmers has become necessary to avoid unnecessary waste of fertilizers which he says can have a negative multiplier effect on farmers, which can lead to loss-making farming.
While presenting an article on best fertilizer application techniques, Prof. Isyaku Amupu from Samaru Agricultural Research Center, said that it is better for farmers to understand the difficult situation in time. they are facing and understand the best action to take to deal with the problem. problem of the high cost of fertilizers which, according to him, threatens the agricultural activities of the rainy season this year.
Similarly, in his goodwill message, the Director of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Abba Gana revealed that the Federal Government of Nigeria revealed that measures were being put in place to counteract the high cost fertilizer in the country as farmers, adding that the unfortunately high cost of fertilizer would soon be resolved.